The National conference centre will be open for business from Christmas 2010
The ideal venue for an Ardfheis if one could afford it.
It will need to turn over more than 4 million per month just to break even
Conferences - The Convention Centre Dublin
Note: Parliamentary Question from Olivia Mitchell TD follows:
For WRITTEN ANSWER on Tuesday, 6th July, 2010.
* 134. To ask the Minister for Finance when the first payment for the Convention Centre, Dublin, is due to Treasury Holdings; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
* 135. To ask the Minister for Finance the agreed annual payment due to Treasury Holdings in respect of the Conference Centre; and if he will make a statement on the matter. - Olivia Mitchell TD
The Contract for the National Conference Centre project, now known as the Convention Centre Dublin, was awarded to the Spencer Dock Convention Centre Dublin Ltd (SDCCD) Consortium. The first payment to SDCCD is due from August 2010 and the annual payment will be approximately €47m a year for years 1-5 and approximately €23.9m a year from years 6-25.
News - ?713M for Nat Conference Centre